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Health Information Management Coordinator

Company: Alive Hospice, Inc.
Location: Nashville
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Apply Description Health Information Management Coordinator

Location:Nashville, TNStatus:Full TimeSchedule: 8:00-5:00pmHours: 40/week

SUMMARYThe Health Information Management Coordinator provides clerical support to Health Information Management team. Ensures that patient medical records are complete.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists with the coordination of medical records under the supervision of the Health Information Management Manager.
  • Audits patient discharge records for thoroughness and completeness and adherence to policies and procedures (e.g., appropriate signatures and dates).
  • Reviews Electronic Medical Record for accuracy on discharged records.
  • Follows up on delinquent documents i.e., hospital records, discharge records, staff entries or continuous care notes.
  • Responsible for scanning paper entries to record for archiving purposes.
  • Files documentation into the medical records as needed.
  • Provides clerical support to the Health Information Management Manager.
  • Serves as contact person for medical records functions in the absence of the Health Information Management Manager.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information related to patients, families and staff.
  • Other duties may also be assigned.
    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESNo supervision of agency staff is required.
    LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information inone-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
    REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONSAbility to work on multiple projects simultaneously with careful attention to detail. Good written and verbal communication skills. Good telephone skills. Minimum typing skills. Communication and Relationship Skills: Exemplifies high level of written oral and listening communication skills, always respecting patient confidentiality.
    Agency Policy and Philosophy: Communicates and supports agency mission and values in all professional interactions.
    Continuing Education: Seeks to improve knowledge and skills relative to performance of job and personal growth.
    Quality and Performance Improvement: Participates in new and continuing programs designed to monitor and improve quality and performance relevant to the mission and philosophy of Alive Hospice, Inc.
    Teamwork: Functions consistently and collaboratively as an integral part of Performance Improvement/Compliance Team and other teams (committees, etc.) bringing experience and education to contribute to optimal team functions and outcomes.
    Ethics: Demonstrates a high level of work, personal and professional ethics.
    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSIf required to drive to carry out the duties of this position, current Tennessee drivers license and automobile insurance as required by Tennessee state law.
    PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
    WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Usually in a general office setting. Requirements CONTINUING EDUCATIONThe agency requires this position to complete 12 hours of continuing education per year covering topics that will contribute to improvements in carrying out the above responsibilities. Regulatory agencies may require some disciplines to have additional hours in order to be licensed or certified.
    QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED). One to three years relatedexperience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Medical records experience preferred.


Keywords: Alive Hospice, Inc., Nashville , Health Information Management Coordinator, Healthcare , Nashville, Tennessee

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